Choose the correct answer.

1   It is logical that when factories are … workers tend to lose their jobs.

a) automatic

b) automation

c) automated

2   They are not used … supper so late.

a) to having

b) of having

c) to have

3   Be careful; she has her eyes … you.

a) for

b) at

c) on

4   In spite of the anesthetic, I was fully … during the operation.

a) awake

b) sensitive

c) conscious

5   Today a man was … down the street by my dog.

a) chased

b) hunted

c) sped

6   I don’t … to see her again until next month.

a) think

b) expect

c) wait

7   Some drivers, after …, annoy their fellows.

a) passing by

b) taking over

c) overtaking

8   I had … news of what she was doing in London.

a) several

b) little

c) few

9   Now that he is retired, he enjoys … more time watching documentaries.

a) spending

b) to take

c) taking

10   His debt now amounts … $10,000.

a) in

b) with

c) to

11   You demand too much of them; they are not really equal … the project.

a) for

b) to

c) with

12   The student is still dependent … his parents.

a) on

b) from

c) with

13   Will you have … to tell your manager about it?

a) some nerves

b) some nerve

c) the nerve

14   Boys and girls … enjoyed the show.

a) both

b) either

c) alike

15   The reconstruction of the city is now … .

a) well under way

b) well in the way

c) through the way

16   The production goes well now, although there were some … .

a) last straws

b) teething troubles

c) starting problems

17   If I could understand this alphabet, I … the article.

a) read

b) will read

c) would read

18   Please … and see me some time – you are welcome.

a) come to

b) come away

c) come around

19   I could … panic in her voice.

a) desist

b) detect

c) detest

20   Thousands of tourists use the … of footpaths across these hills.

a) network

b) grid

c) circuit

21   The professors … with coronavirus infection one after the other.

a) went down

b) went off

c) went under

22   He agreed to give me $100, … the $300 he had already lent me.

a) extra to

b) surplus to

c) in addition to

23   What do you usually … for delivering things?

a) demand

b) charge

c) cost

24   We chose some attractive … paper for the present.

a) covering

b) wrapping

c) packing

25   It was a beautiful cloth … from velvet.

a) worn

b) threaded

c) woven

26   We have … of time to catch the flight.

a) enough

b) plenty

c) great deal

27   She put the letters into the wrong envelopes … mistake.

a) on

b) with

c) by

28   Mike seems confident but you … never judge by appearances.

a) might

b) should

c) could

29   I couldn’t go fishing because it began to … with rain.

a) flow

b) drench

c) pour

30   They … for the same job.

a) chose

b) referred

c) applied


1 c   2 a   3 c   4 c   5 a   6 b   7c   8 b   9 a   10 c

11 b   12 a   13 c   14 c   15 a   16 b   17 c   18 c   19 b   20 a

21 a   22 c   23 b   24 b   25 c   26 b   27 c   28 b   29 c   30 c

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